Banana Bungalow Hollywood Reviews
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Stayed 6 nights. Front desk staff exceptionally friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful! Other staff friendly and efficient. Comfortable, easy stay. I would stay there again.
overall the hostel was ok, there was a small issue when we first arrived and our party had been split into different areas. after complaining this was quickly rectified and we were also given complementary dinner, free drinks and entry to one of the top hollywood nightclubs! no complaints there...the hostel itself is actually pretty cool. its laid out in the style of a classic american "motel" the only thing that sucks is the location, its a loooong walk to the main hollywood attractions.
Great facilities and worth the money, staff are helpfull and the travelers that stay there are fun and friendly, deffinately worth the stay!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
We stayed for two nights in a dorm and were really satisfied with our stay. There was a lot of young people socializing at the evenings wich was great. The hostel also has a free parking lot for those with a car. It is first come first serve but we got a space all the time!
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 18-24
- (1 review)
Nice stay in Hollywood. Around 10 min walk from metro station, 1 min walk from bus station. Great for me to explore my dreamland. But one tip for other travelers: do not stay in Room 104. Wifi sucks; noisy (radio from 8AM to 11PM); people talking by your window at any time even at late night cause the room is by the common area.
Pretty good for a few nights stay. Lots of drinking games and fun for the family
An awesome, clean, friendly and sociable hostel.
Would definitely recommend this hostel, will most likely be staying there again in the future.
A hostel with a good atmosphere. In Hollywood so good if u like the walk of fame and Chinese theater. LA is a large city with bad public transport so not a great location if that is not your thing.
Fun hostel with good activities each night. Make sure you get involved and enjoy. Bit of a walk from hollywood/vine but needed to walk off the alcohol/food every night. Had such a good time with everyone there.
The atmosphere and location was really great. The rooms were a little cramped. We also experienced a problem with room placement; however the staff was very apologetic and accommodating.
First time traveling alone and I couldn't have chosen a better hostel to stay at. Lots of cool people from all around the world, friendly staff and nice dorms, combined with the perfect location right in Hollywood and lots of activities: the perfect vacation for a budget traveler. Even if money is not an issue, I can recommend the hostel for making friends and having a great time!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Stayed here more than to times. Room with kitchen in dorm room, only share with six people witch is great if your planning on making food. One oven/stowe didn't work in one room, one bathroom didn't have a working shower, i guess that's maybe too expensive to fix the bathrooms. Young crowd with party instinct, an activity every evening/night like free taco dinner and free beers with karaoke later. One of most rememberable stay I had over the hostels in LA
Very clean and nice. Super friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast was a bit scarce but as soon as PB looked empty, the staff replaced it immediately.
Definitely a party hostel. So if u want a quiet stay in Hollywood I wouldn't go here. Good party atmosphere here.
Atmosphere good because the other visitor were fun. However, the staff is not qualified to solve any problems. Not only did one of our smartphones get stolen, moreover the staff didn't show any concern and wouldn't even help us to get it back. The person taking care of the reception at that time asked us what we could do to solve the problem, my friend had to explain to him how to do his job and how to find out phone numbers of other residents. The tours are overpriced, they take advantage.
This place was in a great location and the staff were really helpful. Lots of info on buses and how to get to places which was great! The bunks were incredibly squeaky and some of the pillows were little more than a ball of fluff but the mattresses were comfy. The shower in our room was a little cold and the wifi was patchy and weak at best - but overall the place had a great atmosphere and lots of activities and dinners if you wanted to participate. Definitely good value!
Awesome place with very friendly staff and organised hostel activities every day. Really nice place to stay.
Cheap, but otherwise very mixed feelings. Decent and clean bathroom, absolutely filthy bedrooms. Rusted lockers and very old rooms, including power sockets with cable coming out of the walls. However the private kitchen and fridge is useful. Somewhat of a shifty neighbourhood but the price is good.
Really enjoyed my stay here, very easy to meet other travelers and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The only thing I would maybe recommend is that you stay in the west Hollywood hostel which is nearer the beaches and the actual walk of fame is a bit cheesy.